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A Georgia man shot and killed 3
masked teens as they attempted
to rob him at his home

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Posted By: zephyrgirl, 9/17/2019 9:40:49 AM

GEORGIA– A Georgia homeowner shot and killed three masked teens as they approached his residence with their faces covered, authorities said. The three victims, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds, were all from the area but did not live in the specific neighborhood they were in, the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office said. The teens approached three residents at the front yard of a home early Monday morning and attempted to rob them, authorities say. One of the would-be robbers took out a gun and fired shots at them, before one of the residents returned fire.


I call that good shooting.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 9/17/2019 9:43:10 AM (No. 182190)
Excellent. Good for him to defend himself.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 9/17/2019 9:43:37 AM (No. 182192)
Welcome to Georgia, be polite, and this doesn't happen...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: globalwarmer 9/17/2019 9:49:06 AM (No. 182203)
Justified! (apologies to Nick Searcy)
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DoneinCalif 9/17/2019 9:51:38 AM (No. 182207)
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lazyman 9/17/2019 9:52:19 AM (No. 182208)
The world just became a little safer.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: winmag 9/17/2019 9:55:04 AM (No. 182213)
I hope the perps were killed with an AR15 "assault weapon".
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cindiana 9/17/2019 10:00:46 AM (No. 182222)
How would Beto have handled this situation?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Troutgreen 9/17/2019 10:01:14 AM (No. 182223)
Keeping my powder dry on this one until more details come oit. Saw this on another site....they were out in the yard 'talking' at 4 AM. With handgun and semi-auto rifle in hand. Then 3 masked utes just show up to rob them. Sorry...but my bee ess alarm just went off. Sounds a whole lot like a drug deal gone wrong, or some punks looking to score a big payday at a drug house. Might be hard to find a hero here.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 9/17/2019 10:02:47 AM (No. 182225)
No recidivism here folks, keep it moving. The gene pool has been cleaned a tad.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: HotRod 9/17/2019 10:03:14 AM (No. 182226)
Now that's what I call gun control! Taking out three armed robbers, who were already shooting, without sustaining any injury to the innocent people! Now we don't have to endure and pay for three trials, nor the future expense of maintaining the criminals in prison! Criminals would be advised to avoid Georgia and, instead, find a city where guns are banned!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: dsmith3 9/17/2019 10:03:59 AM (No. 182228)
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Scottyboy 9/17/2019 10:05:20 AM (No. 182229)
The “stand your ground” law as outlined in this article is a right endowed by our creator and doesn’t need to be conferred by politicians or written in any law book to be in effect, but thanks for clarifying it for the low info left anyway guys.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 9/17/2019 10:06:14 AM (No. 182230)
Those 3 children were failed by their parents-they certainly didn't do a good job raising those kids to be law-abiding citizens. I hope nothing happens to the homeowners who defended themselves.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: spidy_webs 9/17/2019 10:07:55 AM (No. 182233)
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Reply 15 - Posted by: rochow 9/17/2019 10:09:00 AM (No. 182235)
That's what you get when you want to steal something from someone, with a mask or without! Good shooting!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/17/2019 10:13:13 AM (No. 182245)
Great to hear the residents were armed and prepared to fire.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/17/2019 10:20:44 AM (No. 182254)
Burglars 0 Resident 3 maybe the teens should have tried a different line of work like making French fries at McDonalds or something. Nice story with a happy ending.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Avanti1 9/17/2019 10:26:20 AM (No. 182261)
Georgia has common sense gun laws that allow citizens their Second Amendment rights to self defense. Good for them.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: rabblerouser 9/17/2019 10:30:17 AM (No. 182265)
On my local news this morning (I live within 25 miles of a very liberal medium sized city), they showed this story.....and also friends of these teens whining about "They didn't have to kill them and why did they shoot them more than once that is enough?"
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Reply 20 - Posted by: snakeoil 9/17/2019 10:32:06 AM (No. 182270)
#7. Betamin would have hit them with his wife's purse.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: IowaMarinesDad 9/17/2019 10:36:37 AM (No. 182274)
I'm curious why there is no descriptions of anyone in the story. Will Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson becoming or is there no money to be made here ??
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Reply 22 - Posted by: zzzghy 9/17/2019 10:46:55 AM (No. 182284)
Homeowner taps his targets, takes out the trash and only the bad guys are dispatched to the chthonian regions. There's obviously a lot more to this one but so far, so good. This seems more like Castle Doctrine than Stand your Ground but I'm no expert. My hunch is the homeowner is a black dude. Had he been a white guy that would've been in the headline. There's more to this but so far, so good. I'm curious if the homeowner and the three (dead) stooges had been around the track before.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone 9/17/2019 10:59:31 AM (No. 182294)
Being an armed robber and shooting at victims is not a longevity enhancer in many parts of the country. This is just another example of robber’s lives coming to quick end!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: SALady 9/17/2019 11:03:18 AM (No. 182298)
Three "Darwin Award Winners" that we don't have to worry about reproducing any more!!! That sure sounds like a huge win to me!!!!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Strike3 9/17/2019 11:11:27 AM (No. 182304)
Why were they wearing masks? They all look alike to us anyway. Ditto: Nice shooting.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: bgarrett 9/17/2019 11:48:49 AM (No. 182323)
Teens...Theres that code word. Meaning they are Black
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Reply 27 - Posted by: JediJerry 9/17/2019 12:00:49 PM (No. 182332)
The big question is were the three Darwin winners black?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Salt5792 9/17/2019 12:04:51 PM (No. 182336)
If those involved had been anything but black, then the race would have been reported by the media.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Clinger 9/17/2019 12:10:16 PM (No. 182342)
What a dirty shame. The homeowner did what he had to do. Anyone who thinks that after multiple thugs introduced deadly force into the equation the victim could have simply gone into TV fantasy land mode and just wing them, is a fool. I hope that the homeowner is doing well, regardless of how justified his actions were, he still has to live with knowing he killed them.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: worried 9/17/2019 3:03:11 PM (No. 182458)
I guess they (the robbers) weren't Amish. maybe Mennonites?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Tennman 9/17/2019 3:55:33 PM (No. 182491)
My initial response was "good riddance" but some lingering issues to me. Why were these 3 guys in the front yard at 4 a.m., with at least one armed?? Just seems odd 2 groups of 3 out at this time Also nothing on race of either side.
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